Macedonia

Egypt’s Veteran misses World Cup opener

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 01:09 GMT

Egypt plays in Group G alongside Chile, Sweden, and Macedonia.

Egypt’s Hurghada receives 1st flight from Macedonia since resumption of foreign tourism in July

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 09:46 GMT

The flight took off from Skopje, the Macedonian capital, with 175 tourists on board.

Pope makes historic first visit to North Macedonia

Tue, 07 May 2019 - 09:33 GMT

Pope Francis made the first-ever papal visit to North Macedonia on Tuesday.

Macedonian parliament approves country's name change

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 09:34 GMT

Macedonia’s parliament on Friday approved a proposal to change the country’s name.

Greek protesters clash with police after Macedonia name deal

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 01:16 GMT

The demonstrators, waving Greek flags, had tried to approach the signature ceremony on the banks of Lake Prespa.

Greek pm survives no confidence vote in parliament

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 07:42 GMT

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survived a no-confidence motion in parliament setting the stage for the signing of a historic accord with neighbouring Macedonia.

Greek police fire teargas to protesters over Macedonia deal

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 05:48 GMT

Greek police fired teargas at protesters outside parliament as lawmakers were in session discussing a deal with neighbouring Macedonia.

Macedonian PM Zaev confirms "historic" name deal reached with Greece

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 10:22 GMT

Macedonia agreed to change its name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia after reaching a historic deal with Greece.

"We have a deal," say Greece and Macedonia over name dispute

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Greece and Macedonia have reached an historic accord to resolve a dispute over the former Yugoslav republic's name.

Thousands protest in northern Greece over Macedonia name issue

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Tens of thousands rallied in northern Greece on Wednesday to protest against a possible compromise solution to a long-running row between Athens and Skopje.

Egypt Today's world news brief

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 12:28 GMT

Egypt Today brings you the latest top of the hour news from around the world over the past 24 hours in this round-up.

Thousands protest against the government in Macedonia

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 01:10 GMT

Several thousand supporters of Macedonia's opposition VMRO-DPMNE party protested on Saturday.

Macedonia to expel one Russian diplomat over nerve gas attack

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 09:20 GMT

Macedonia said on Monday it would expel a Russian diplomat from the country over the poisoning in Britain of a Russian former double agent.

Macedonia's largest opposition party appoints new leader

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 07:36 GMT

Macedonia's main opposition party, the rightist VMRO-DPMNE formally replaced its leader Nikola Gruevski on Saturday and appointed Hristijan Mickoski.

Macedonia targets 'grandiose' neo-classical monuments

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 03:39 GMT

A massive urban makeover by Macedonia's former conservative government that covered the capital Skopje.

Macedonia’s parliament declares Albanian 2nd official state language

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 12:05 GMT

Macedonia’s parliament approved on Wednesday a draft law declaring the Albanian language as the state’s second official language.

Manchester United meets Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 - 02:04 GMT

Real Madrid will face Manchester United at the EUFA Super Cup on Tuesday at 8:45 p.m. in Philip II Arena of Macedonia.

Macedonia declares state of emergency over wildfires, heat

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 12:30 GMT

Macedonia has declared a state of emergency in its southwestern mountainous region due to fear that a heat wave could spread.

Real Madrid faces Manchester United in Super Cup

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 - 08:17 GMT

Real Madrid meets Manchester United at the Super Cup.

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